The Resource Torchbearers of democracy: : African American soldiers in World War I era, Chad L. Williams, (ebook)

Torchbearers of democracy: : African American soldiers in World War I era, Chad L. Williams, (ebook)

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Torchbearers of democracy: : African American soldiers in World War I era
Title
Torchbearers of democracy:
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African American soldiers in World War I era
Statement of responsibility
Chad L. Williams
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For the 380,000 African American soldiers who fought in World War I, Woodrow Wilson's charge to make the world "safe for democracy" carried life-or-death meaning. Chad L. Williams reveals the central role of African American soldiers in the global conflict and how they, along with race activists and ordinary citizens, committed to fighting for democracy at home and beyond. Using a diverse range of sources, Torchbearers of Democracy reclaims the legacy of African American soldiers and veterans and connects their history to issues such as the obligations of citizenship, combat and labor, diaspora and internationalism, homecoming and racial violence, "New Negro" militancy, and African American memories of the war
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Midwest
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1976-
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Williams, Chad Louis
Dewey number
940.4/03
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • African American soldiers
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Racism
  • Citizenship
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Torchbearers of democracy: : African American soldiers in World War I era, Chad L. Williams, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780807899359
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11720289
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remote
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11720289
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MWT11720289
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Torchbearers of democracy: : African American soldiers in World War I era, Chad L. Williams, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807899359
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11720289
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11720289
System control number
MWT11720289
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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